The Rites of Spring

SHE SAID Welcome spring! I am so glad to see the winter that wouldn’t end finally over. I’ve missed mowing the grass, planting flowers, feeding the birds and taking Sophie, our poodle, for long walks....

The Voice of History

I have a history here. We all have histories here, or wherever it is that we live and work and love and raise our families. We create our own histories. The experiences we pour into them are fashioned much by...

Hello, Butterflies!

ne early March day, I decided to check on the goldfish in the Danville Science Center’s Butterfly Station and Garden to see if any of them were awake from their winter sleep. Bringing along some fish food...

Between the Lines

Now known as the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, the Sutherlin Mansion at 975 Main Street served a memorable role in the Civil War during the week of April 3 through April 10, 1865. It was the...

When You Are Down, Dress Up

When life beats you down, dress up. Put on the finest clothes you’ve got and go out with an attitude that says, “Hello World, here I come.” A well dressed you is confident and ready to face the day. The...